From La La Land to The Greatest Showman, musicals have been gaining popularity with audiences and film studios alike. And with shows such as Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody's Talking About Jamie, and In The Heights in the works, it looks like musical fans will have as much to look forward to over the coming years as comic book and Star Wars fans. One of those set to hit the screens next year is Cats, the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot. One of the longest-running shows in West End and Broadway history, the London stage production of Cats received its world premiere at the New London Theatre in 1981 - so its move to the big screen has been a long time coming. The film out later this year - and here is everything you need to know. Cats movie UK release date Cats is released in UK cinemas on December 20, 2019. Who is in the cast? James Corden, who is no stranger to film musicals, will step into the role of the 'remarkably … [Read more...] about Cats movie UK release date, cast, trailer, plot
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SOCCER Aid was back with a bang last night - and the star-packed charity clash didn't disappoint. Robbie Williams once again enlisted the help of some serious A-listers to play for the match at Old Trafford. Who won Soccer Aid 2018? After a thrilling 3-3 draw at the end of 90 minutes, England finally beat the World XI team on penalties. The home side raced to a 2-0 lead with goals from former Spurs striker Darren Bent and F2 Freestyler Jeremy Lynch. Robbie Keane pulled one back for Bolt's side before Juan Sebastian Veron ensured it was 2-2 at the interval. In the second half, Clarence Seedorf played a one-two with former Holland teammate Patrick Kluivert before slotting into the net.Michael Owen then fired home to take the exciting encounter to penalties. Both sides scored their first two before Kevin Pietersen was denied by England's celebrity keeper David Harewood. He then saved from Westlife singer Nicky Byrne to leave England one kick away from victory. They failed to take … [Read more...] about Who won Soccer Aid 2018, what was the score and who was in line-up? Usain Bolt and Robbie Williams feature
They tied the knot at the start of last month in a stunning wedding in the Hunter Valley. And former Miss Universe Australia contestant Renae Ayris and her personal trainer husband Andrew Papadopoulos were clearly still in honeymoon mode as they attended the Taylors Shiraz Summer House event in Point Piper, Sydney on Thursday. The 29-year-old dancer was effortlessly stylish is a gorgeous two-piece genie set. Here come the newlyweds! Loved up model Renae Ayris and her new husband Andrew Papadopoulos were clearly still in honeymoon as they attended the Taylors Shiraz Summer House event in Point Piper, Sydney She wore a gorgeous halterneck midriff top, with the muted grey fabric broken up with a transparent circular clasp and also splitting in the middle just below her bust. The elegant matching high-low skirt had wraparound structure to give a floaty aesthetic. The blonde beauty kept the muted look going with a pale taupe handbag and opted to stay comfortable in a cute … [Read more...] about Here come the newlyweds! Loved up model Renae Ayris and her new husband Andrew Papadopoulos wear resort wear as they attend Taylors wine event
Reality TV star Ray Quinn showed off his rippling tattooed arms in a fearsome changing room selfie after hitting the gym on Tuesday. The Muscles from the Mersey snap was a remarkable transformation from his X Factor days as a clean-cut singer. A runner-up in the 2006 edition of ITV's flagship talent contest, he has fared pretty well without properly achieving stardom in the intervening years - which got us thinking about the other contestants who came close to claiming the prize. So let's take a look at the success stories and the flops... G4 Simon Cowell once acknowledged that G4 were the real winners of the first series of X Factor back in 2004. The operatic foursome wowed audiences with their vocal delivery and take on modern songs - such as Baby One More Time and Don't Look Back in Anger - and eventually won Cowell over despite his earlier jibe that they were "fat buskers". They went on to make more money than winner Steve Brookstein, releasing three studio albums before splitting … [Read more...] about Ray Quinn is all about the muscles: But what about the other X Factor runner-ups?
India's ruling Hindu nationalist BJP has accepted defeat in key state elections. So is Congress, India's Grand Old Party, finally back in the reckoning? The Congress has won in the states of Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh and fell just short of an outright majority in Madhya Pradesh in a neck-and-neck finish. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated the opposition "for their victories", saying his party accepts "the people's mandate with humility". The central states of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh are widely regarded as BJP strongholds. To put the results in context, India's main opposition party has been consistently losing state elections since it was routed in the seismic 2014 elections which brought Mr Modi to power, winning less than 20% of the popular vote and securing 44 of the 543 seats. It is currently in power in only two large states.The BJP won 62 of the 65 seats in these three key states in the last parliamentary elections. Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh … [Read more...] about India elections: Should Narendra Modi be worried?